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Need for repeatable subsequence specifier in page sequence masters

From: G. Ken Holman <gkholman@CraneSoftwrights.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2003 11:11:34 -0500
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To: XSL Editors <xsl-editors@w3.org>
Cc: PIERRES@hthk.com

Dear XSL editors,

Following a discussion online regarding the need to pattern a collection of 
simple-page-master page geometries, I'd like to request a future version of 
XSL-FO consider a new construct to indicate the repetition of an arbitrary 
collection of sub-sequences.

   http://xep.xattic.com/lists/xep-support/0742.html

This new wrapper would be a sub-sequence specifier whose children are 
sub-sequence specifiers, as in the following example:

   <new-construct-here maximum-repeats="no-limit|<number>|inherit">
     <single-page-master-reference master-reference="page-1-of-4"/>
     <single-page-master-reference master-reference="page-2-of-4"/>
     <single-page-master-reference master-reference="page-3-of-4"/>
     <single-page-master-reference master-reference="page-4-of-4"/>
   </new-construct-here>

I would think that any sub-sequence specifier (including this new 
construct) could be a child of this new construct.

I hope this helps!

............... Ken

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